• Japan under pressure in Asian World Cup qualification

    On a night of big games in Asia, Japan will be under the most pressure as a defeat to Syria in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday would cast doubt on its chances of making it to Russia.

  • Champion WISCI scrapes to second win over Menara

    The Division 1 TATA Motors JCA League games this Sunday saw current cup holder KLN WISCI score its second consecutive victory, while in Division 2, Indorama CC and the Metro Indians registered comfortable wins.

  • Putting it briefly: Ade/Wahyu win Thailand Open

    Ade Yusuf/Wahyu Nayaka Arya Pankaryanira chalked up their first success in a grand prix gold badminton championship by winning the Thailand Open on Sunday.

  • Putting it briefly: Day 5 of Telomoyo Cup ends early

    Strong crosswinds forced organizers of the 2015 Telomoyo Cup, an international hang-gliding competition, held this year in Semarang, Central Java, to end its fifth day of competition early on Friday afternoon.

  • Foley clinches the game, and the No 10 jersey for Australia

    When Bernard Foley arrived in England for the World Cup, he wasn't even sure he'd be Australia's first-choice at No. 10.

  • Putting it briefly: 15 countries to join Sepanjang tournament

    YOGYAKARTA: As many as 50 beach volleyball teams from 15 countries have confirmed their attendance for the Sepanjang Beach Volleyball Asia Pacific Tournament 2015 that will take place in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta, from Oct. 8-11.

  • Five jerseys up for grabs at Tour de Singkarak 2015

    Despite haze concerns, Tour de Singkarak 2015 international cycling race is ready to roll on, welcoming 24 teams from 36 countries vying for five jerseys with Rp 2.5 billion (US$ 171,427.7) in prize money.

  • American wingsuit flyer dies in Switzerland

    American adventurer Johnny Strange, who scaled the tallest peaks on every continent before he was 18, died in a wingsuit crash in the Alps, Swiss police reported Friday.

  • Blatter defies calls from FIFA sponsors to quit immediately

    Sepp Blatter defied calls from FIFA sponsors Budweiser, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Visa to quit immediately as president of world soccer's governing body on Friday rather than cling on until the emergency election in February.

  • Beckham returning to soccer field to play in UNICEF game

    David Beckham will play in a soccer match for the first time since retiring more than two years ago, with Alex Ferguson managing his former Manchester United star again.

  • Cyclists to join RI’s 1st Asian Enduro race

    Some 200 mountain bike riders from Asia have signed up for the warm-up race of the 2015 Asian Enduro Series 2015 to be held in Puncak, a mountainous area to the south of Jakarta, this weekend.

  • Soccer Friday: Indonesian soccer in limbo as players, coaches and presidents wait

    It was a reminder of Indonesia’s love for soccer at the very highest levels, while underlying the futility of the ban that has excluded Southeast Asia’s largest nation from FIFA since June.

  • From the PGA tour: Spieth signs off 2015 in spectacular Fedex Cup finale

    The conclusion of the tour championship once again punctuates the singular dominance of 22-year-old American Jordan Spieth in the 2014-2015 PGA Tour season. His four stroke victory at nine under par in the tour championship over Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Danny Lee spoke little of his mastery of East Lake Golf Club (par 70) in truly harsh conditions.

  • Putting it briefly: Noriji in second spot at Telomoyo Cup

    Japanese Chisato Noriji put in a surprise performance at the 2015 Telomoyo Cup international hang gliding competition in Semarang, Central Java, ending the second day of competition in second place in the Race to Goal event on Tuesday.

  • Indonesia eyes more berths for Rio Olympics

    Della Destiara Haris is back with former partner Rosyita Eka Putri Sari as the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI) is looking to enhance the nation’s qualifying chances for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • FIFA bans Blatter ally Warner for life over repeated bribery

    Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday, accused of repeated acts of bribery related to World Cup bidding votes.

  • Chelsea's struggles continue, Arsenal loses again in Europe

    Jose Mourinho's season took another turn for the worse on a night of surprises in the Champions League.

  • Sepp Blatter tells FIFA staff he has done nothing illegal

    Sepp Blatter told his staff he has done "nothing illegal or improper" and has no immediate plans to step down, the FIFA president's legal team said Monday.

  • WISCI, India XI book wins in Division 1

    The TATA Motors JCA League games this weekend saw current cup holder KLN WISCI open its account on the points table while WPP India XI consolidated its position in Division 1.

  • PSM loses semifinal spot

    PSM Makassar lost a semifinal berth in the President’s Cup in an away goal difference despite winning 2-1 against Mitra Kukar in their second quarterfinal leg at Andi Mattalatta Stadium in Makassar, South Sulawesi, on Saturday.